The Rapidian

Spirituality

Ethics and Religion Talk: Celebrating our 400th column!

Submitted 05-18-2020 under OPINION

The 400th appearance of Ethics and Religion Talk!

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Love in a Time of Pandemic

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

The coronavirus creates fear: of financial ruin, of destroying America, and even of losing life itself. Fear leads us to blame and harm others. The New Testament says, “Perfect love casts out all fear.” Don’t let fear win. Choose love.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is God's Role to be Fearsome or Loving?

Submitted 05-11-2020 under OPINION

Genevieve asks, “Is God’s role more that of divine power to be feared, a loving creator, or otherwise?”

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Creating the new normal - can we be better for each other?

Submitted 05-08-2020 under NONPROFITS

What will the “new normal” look like when this is over? How can we become a better and more just community after this pandemic?

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We must look with an unwavering eye toward compassion

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

How can we look with an unwavering eye at the suffering we see and experience these days? The story of Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion in Tibet, may be able to shed light on surviving the COVID-19 crisis with one’s heart intact.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Family Important? Why?

Submitted 05-04-2020 under OPINION

Faith asks, “Is family important, and if it is, what makes it important?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Where does Morality Come From?

Submitted 04-27-2020 under OPINION

Fred asks, “What is morality and where does it come from?”

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Sharing in the gifts of Ramadan 2020

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

This year, Ramadan, a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset which starts on April 25, will be unlike any before for Muslims around the world.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Heaven and Hell Based on a Merit System?

Submitted 04-20-2020 under OPINION

Gen asks, “Is there a heaven and hell, or a type of merits-based system that determines the afterlife?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Divorce OK?

Submitted 04-13-2020 under OPINION

Faith asks, “Is divorce OK?”

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